Jesus among the doctors at the Temple
Paolo Veronese
circa 1560
Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid, Spain
Public Domain

The 1662 Book of Common Prayer

The Collect

O LORD, we beseech thee mercifully to receive the prayers of thy people which call upon thee; and grant that they may both perceive and know what things they ought to do, and also may have grace and power faithfully to fulfil the same; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

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The Epistle and Gospel Lessons

Romans 12:1-5Luke 2:41-52


  • Melville Scott, The Harmony of the Collects, Epistles, and Gospels

Biennial Bible Reading Plan

Psalter Lessons, Holy Days, and Commemorations

10-Jan Psalm 10 (Coverdale)Psalm 10
11-Jan Psalm 11 (Coverdale)Psalm 11
12-Jan Psalm 12 (Coverdale)Psalm 12
13-JanHilary of PoitiersPsalm 13 (Coverdale)Psalm 13
14-Jan Psalm 14 (Coverdale)Psalm 14
15-Jan Psalm 15 (Coverdale)Psalm 15
16-Jan Psalm 16 (Coverdale)Psalm 16

Lessons From the Old and New Testaments

Sunday, January 10, 2021Genesis 14The 1st Sunday after the Epiphany
Monday, January 11, 2021Genesis 15John 13
Tuesday, January 12, 2021Genesis 16John 14
Wednesday, January 13, 2021Genesis 17John 15
Thursday, January 14, 2021Genesis 18John 16
Friday, January 15, 2021Genesis 19John 17
Saturday, January 16, 2021Genesis 20John 18

Optional Readings

These readings are taken from the Apocrypha/Deuterocanon (A), the Pseudegrapha (P), and the writings of Flavius Josephus (J)
Sunday, January 10, 2021Jubilees 13 (P)Antiquities  1.9.1-1.10.2
Monday, January 11, 2021No readingsAntiquities 1.10.3
Tuesday, January 12, 2021Jubilees 14 (P)Antiquities 1.10.4
Wednesday, January 13, 2021Jubilees 15 (P)Antiquities 1.10.5
Thursday, January 14, 2021No readingsAntiquities 1.11.1-1.11.3
Friday, January 15, 2021No readingsAntiquities 1.11.4-1.11.5
Saturday, January 16, 2021Jubilees 16 (P)Antiquities 1.12.1